Health & Wellness

Make and Take Homemade Herbal Teas

Tuition: $30.00 Dover Residents: $25.00

Date: Monday, September 25, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about the ancient and modern day healing and medicinal properties of teas!  Teas have been used to assist in treating depression, anxiety, insomnia, arthritis, digestive problems, boost immunity, alleviate headaches and for calming and energizing.  Create and make your own teas and take home a sample.  Make 3 teas to take home, 1-uplifting, 2-relaxing, 3-healing (for pain and digestive issues).

Bring a notebook to class.

Dover High School Rm 137B

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 5

Introduction to Falun Gong

Tuition: $5.00 Dover Residents: $5.00

Date: Monday, October 16, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Falun Gong is an ancient, traditional Chinese practice of "self cultivation"- a way to improve mental and physical wellness through meditation and five easy-to-learn exercises. The practice is based on the universal values of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. This introductory
class will provide a brief overview of the system, plus a demonstration of the exercises. All Falun Gong instruction is free of charge; the class fee supports DALC.

Dover High School-Library

 

Taught by:

Marcus Gale

Marcus is a musician and puppeteer specializing in children and family audience. He has been practicing Falun Gong for 16 + years, and provides free instruction in the Seacoast area.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 4

Personal Self Defense

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Start Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
End Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Defending ourselves is something that we hope we never have to do. However, it is something we should all know how to do. Learn how to prepare yourself mentally and ~ if necessary ~ to react physically. Wear comfortable  clothing.

Wednesdays @ McConnell Center Door #2-Cafeteria

Taught by:

Larry Holman

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Fido & Felix: Essential Oils for your Pet

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn how essential oils can support not only yourself, but your beloved pet!  We will make three sprays focusing different areas of support for our furry friends: Worry Relief, Itch Relief and Lumps & Bumps.  Additional recipes will be included for use at home.

Dover High School Rm 137B

Taught by:

Kimberly Cole

Kimberly has been a wellness advocate and coach with thirteen years in health and wellness with an emphasis on all natural alternative as a result of health issues with her son.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 9

Meditative Writing

Tuition: $55.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Start Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
End Date: Monday, November 6, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Reflective life journeying with your pen!  Combine meditation with writing, art and music.  Discussion and writing and sketching designed to inspire a deep noticing and listening of your voice.  Through guided imagery with music and breathing exercises use your five senses to write your stories, sketch and gain insights.  Learn how to make use of meditative writing and art in your daily life.  Access your creativity and discover a deeply cathartic, relaxing practice.

Dover High School Rm 212

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

First Aid Certification

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

WOULD YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO? This American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid course will teach participants how to recognize and help victims of medical and environmental emergencies and what to do if someone is injured. Subjects covered include, but are not limited to, allergic reactions, heart attack, stroke, seizures, breathing problems, diabetes, bleeding, bites and stings, heat and cold emergencies, head, neck and spinal injuries and more. This course has been updated for the new 2016 Guidelines. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver First Aid certification card which is valid for 2 years. This course includes limited hands-on skills practice.

McConnell Center Room 220

 

 

 

Taught by:

Gail Klanchesser

Gail has been an American Heart Association BLS Instructor for over 15 years.  She is a Training Center Faculty Member and the Community CPR Coordinator for Portsmouth Regional Hospital.  She is certified through the American Heart Association, American Safety & Health Institute, American Red Cross and Emergency University.  Gail owns and instructs through her local business Coastal CPR & First Aid, where she offer BLS, CPR/AED, First Aid, babysitting and safety courses.

Company: Coastal CPR & First Aid, LLC

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 11

Meditation for Anyone

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Start Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
End Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to relax your body. Begin an exciting journey of self-discovery and awaken the energy within. Wear loose comfortable clothing and bring a pillow to sit on. No class November 22.

Wednesdays @ Dover High School Library

Taught by:

Larry Holman

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

A Holistic Approach to Treating & Managing Depression

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how foods, essential oils, meditation, acupressure, teas and plants/herbs (and more!), assists in healing depression.  Discover how shifts in lifestyle and practicing techniques that change and release old negative thinking patterns treats and manages depression. Bring a notebook to class.

Dover High School Rm 212

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 14

Essentially Well using Essential Oils

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A fun workshop creating essential oil rollerball blends for adults to use with or without foot reflexology points.  A brief overview of reflexology and essential oils will be covered and recipes will indicate application instruction for both local and reflexology points on the foot.  Choose four roller balls to make to support  your body and take home the recipes for all ten support blends, includes: Respiratory, Throat, Romance, Muscle, Energy, Head, Sleep, Stomach, Defense, and Seasonal support.

Dover High School Room 137B

Taught by:

Kimberly Cole

Kimberly has been a wellness advocate and coach with thirteen years in health and wellness with an emphasis on all natural alternative as a result of health issues with her son.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 3

CPR/AED Certification- on Location at Nya Studios/Dover Point Office Park

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

LEARN A LIFESAVING SKILL! You will learn adult, child and infant CPR, how to use an AED and what to do if someone is choking in the American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course that has been updated for the new 2015 Guidelines. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver CPR/AED certification card that is valid for 2 years. This course involves hands-on skills practice. Participants will be sitting, standing and kneeling to learn the lifesaving skills of CPR.

 

Taught by:

Gail Klanchesser

Gail has been an American Heart Association BLS Instructor for over 15 years.  She is a Training Center Faculty Member and the Community CPR Coordinator for Portsmouth Regional Hospital.  She is certified through the American Heart Association, American Safety & Health Institute, American Red Cross and Emergency University.  Gail owns and instructs through her local business Coastal CPR & First Aid, where she offer BLS, CPR/AED, First Aid, babysitting and safety courses.

Company: Coastal CPR & First Aid, LLC

Address:
Nya Studios
Dover Point Office Park
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Aromatherapy Scrubs & Soaks

Tuition: $25.00 Dover Residents: $20.00

Date: Monday, December 4, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about the healing properties of essential oils.  Make a sugar scrub that exfoliates, a salt scrub that cleanses and an Epsom salt foot soak.  Oils include those that energize, de-stress, help with chronic pain, and uplift mood. Bring a notebook to class.

Dover High School Rm 137B

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6